A 31-year-old female asked:
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once i start taking prenatals, should i stop taking my regular multivitamin?

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Dr. Paul Sucgang
17 years experience Family Medicine
Yes Stop Regular MVI: Yes. Normally the pre-natal vitamins have the same ingredients as the regular Multivitamin with added folate. There is no need to double the multivitamin intake.
Answered on Apr 27, 2020

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